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Women in News (WIN) - Stakeholders

Women in News (WIN) aims to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news. It does so by equipping women journalists and editors with the skills, strategies, and support networks to take on greater leadership positions within their media. In parallel, WIN partners with media organisations to identify industry-led solutions to close the gender gap in their newsrooms, boardrooms and in the content they produce.

WIN is currently working with more than 80 media from 12 countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East including: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (WIN Africa) and  Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (WIN MENA). WIN Southeast Asia launched in early 2018

Media Literacy Institute - Stakeholders

MEDIA LITERACY INSTITUTE (MLI) is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 in Greece. Its aim is to promote and disseminate the concepts of Media and Information Literacy in Greece, Europe and internationally. Media and Information Literacy aims at the critical perception, use and creation of knowledge and information οn any traditional or modern communication medium, and requires the acquisition of cognitive, functional, technical and communication skills, as well as the capabilities of using modern means of communication. The mission of the Institute is to inform the Greek public about the conceptual, theoretical, regulatory and practical framework in which MIL concepts are developed. Its goal is to mobilize citizens and to provide them with opportunities to access the relevant information, skills, tools and means and to engage in appropriate activities to become media literate.

MLI supports the idea that democracy requires well-informed citizens and that Media and News Literacy are among the most important ways to combat bias and hate speech online, to promote the fundamental right of citizens to be self-aware when they interact with the media, to learn how to cross check resources, to develop skills of inquiry when investigating the resources, creators and purposes of any content, so that readers can distinguish reliable information from “fake news”, personal opinions, prejudices or propaganda.

MEDIA LITERACY INSTITUTE focuses on printed and online content such as social media, mass media, all kinds of public and frequently used communication platforms, as well as various online and offline sources. In this context, MLI emphasizes that modern active citizens of all ages need to develop the habits of curiosity,  research and creative questioning along with suitable expression skills, to cultivate the necessary critical thinking in getting information from any source, and to acquire the knowledge on how to create and use multimedia messages.

Internews - Stakeholders

Internews is an international non-profit organization. It aims at empowering local media worldwide and to provide people a mean to make their voices heard. It also carries out research and training activities addressed both to media professionals and citizen journalists. Internews has worked in more than 90 countries, and currently has offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America.

Atlatszo.hu - Stakeholders

Established in 2011, Atlatszo.hu is a watchdog NGO and online newspaper for investigative journalism to promote transparency, accountability, and freedom of information in Hungary. It also operates a Tor-based anonymous whistleblowing platform (Magyar leaks ). It is funded by Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation (34%), micro donations (32%), and other sources (34%); it does not accept money from institutions, political parties, and affiliates.

Clube de Jornalistas - Stakeholders

The Clube de Jornalistas (Press Club) was founded in Portugal in 1983. It publishes the quarterly magazine Jornalismo e Jornalistas. Every year it awards the Prémios Gazeta (Gazeta Prizes), the most prestigious award in the journalistic field in Portugal. It has about 700 members.

Investigative Journalism Center of Moldova - Stakeholders

The Investigative Journalism Center of Moldova (Centrul de Investigatii Jurnalistice) is a non-governmental organisation created in 2003. Its main goals include improving the quality of investigative journalism in Moldova, strengthening the skills of investigative journalists, promoting best practices and techniques for investigative journalism, and conducting public awareness campaigns.

Investigative Journalists of Armenia (HETQ) - Stakeholders

Hetq Online has been published since 2001 in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, by the Association of Investigative Journalists NGO. It has been publishing its articles and investigations also in English since 2002. In 2004, the organisation re-registered as the Investigative Journalists NGO. Since 2017, it has been conducting a programme to help develop investigative journalism in Central Asia. 

Tow Center for Digital Journalism - Stakeholders

The Tow Center for Digital Journalism is an institute within the Columbia Journalism School. It was established in 2010 to explore how the development of technology is changing journalism. A multi-year research project on "Platforms and Publishers" is being carried out. 

Electronic Frontier Foundation - Stakeholders

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in the US, aiming to defend civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. It works to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as people's use of technology grows.

Pew Research Center - Stakeholders

The Pew Research Center is a non partisan fact tank based in Washington, D.C. conducting public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research in various research areas, including Journalism & Media.